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    December 27, 2012
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off or landing. >> accidents all over accident accident, accident. >> a deadly winter storm barrels into the northeast. >> wig storms unleashed tornadoes in the south is on the move. >> heavy snow and high winds stretching across pennsylvania upstate new york into new england. >> causing a travel nightmare for thousands of people returning home from the holidays. >> we're trying to get home or plan b, we spend more time with the grandkids. >> former president george h.w. bush in intensive care at a houston hospital. doctors are trying to control a stubborn and rising feature. >> he's conscious, joking with his doctors but the president looks like he's done a few rounds with mike tyson. >> president owe pa ma returns to washington today with five days to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> all eyes will be on the senate after house republicans said it's up to senate leadership to reach a deal. starbucks is urging action asking baristas in his washington, d.c., cafes to write the word "come together" on the cups. >> a new york newspaper facing
backlash after it published the names and addresses of local gun owners. a busy shanghai shopping center a shark tank exploded. the windy city of chicago will sport america's most expensive parking meters. >> what do you think about that? >> too much. >> all that -- >> smith catches, shoots puts it up, puts it in at the buzzer! j.r. smith with another game winner! what is your favorite app? >> scrabble. >> sometimes i want to yank that out of your hands. >> and all that matters. >> an endangered thin backed whale watched up on the breezy point section of queens. >> on "cbs this morning." >> i know he's smiling but that medal hanging around his neck there's a 40% chance he'll hang himself with it. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this
morning." i'm jeff glor with rebecca jarvis. huge winter storm is making its final stop in the northeast, after causing damage and travel problems coast to coast. >> more than 35 states have felt the power of the storm since it first hit california sunday. it's now blamed for at least 12 deaths, along with the snow it caused more than 40 tornadoes in the deep south, starting on christmas day, and this morning, northern areas of pennsylvania new york and new england have one to two feet of snow on the ground. nearly 500,000 utility customers have lost power. melina shop row is in new york. >> reporter: as the snow continues to fall authorities are urging motorists stay off of the roads. with about a foot of snow already on the ground we're seeing how big and powerful this snowstorm has been. from california to new york the fast-moving storm system that began over the weekend completed
its cross-country trek in the northeast, enveloping state after state and heavy snow. >> that's pretty rough. the wet snow it's heavy, you know, just kind of been trying to move what we can. >> reporter: with wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour blizzard warnings were issued in indiana, illinois and ohio whiteout conditions made the car ride home for the holidays hazardous. >> all over accident accident accident. >> reporter: air travel has been crippled according to, 1,700 flights were canceled yesterday. planes weren't the only high flyers to be grounded. just hours before last night's tip-off, snow forced the pacers to postpone their matchup with the bulls. overnight the massive storm system covered parts of pennsylvania to upstate new york to maine with up to a foot of snow. and for indiana resident george cummings, trying to clear the relentless snowfall all day left him beaten but not broken.
>> we're fighting a losing battle but it's one we're fighting. >> reporter: here in buffalo we're expecting moderate snow to continue to fall throughout the day and into the evening but it appears the worst of it is definitely behind us. for "cbs this morning," i'm nalina shop row. all right, meteorologist jeff giardelli in miami, what are the biggest problems right now? >> it's still snowing herself nil parts of upstate new york and vermont and new hampshire and berkshires of massachusetts. heaviest snowfall fell last night, 18 inches of snow to the south of rochester. the storm is moving east very gradually. it will be snowing the remaybe der of remainder of today in vermont, 6 to 12 inches of snow boston to new york city it's rain and there's bound to be flight delays during the day today. >> jeff what is the weekend outlook?
>> well believe it or not we have another storm system building, take a look at it tomorrow morning in texas, rain will start to fall also in louisiana, that will take a similar track but further south than the last one eventually on saturday it moves into washington, d.c. philadelphia and new york city right now it's a tough call as to how much snow is going to fall but we think a few to several inches of snow is possible on saturday going to be another probably pretty tough travel day. >> could be another white new year. jeff, thank you so much. the health of former george h.w. bush has taken a turn for the worse. is he in guarded condition this morning, fighting a persistent fever. ann warnere arer in is outside methodist hospital. >> reporter: good morning, the 88-year-old bush has been hospitalized for weeks and is now suffering what his spokesperson says is a stubborn fever that's been hard to get under control. doctors have put him on a liquids only diet and are said to be cautiously optimistic
about his course of treatment. >> the honorable george herbert walker bush. >> reporter: former president h.w. bush is currently in the icu. he was initially admitted last month for a persistent bronchitis-like cough. while that condition has improved a spokesperson says bush's condition remains guarded. >> he's got a fever right now that has been a stubborn fever, not responding to tylenol treatments for example. >> reporter: doctors put bush on a liquid diet yesterday but he was reportedly able to join his family in a christmas meal of chinese take-out from this local houston restaurant. he's received visits in recent days from his wife barbara, his children and grandchildren. the elder bush has looked the picture of health the past few years, sky diving multiple times to celebrate recent birthdays. seven months ago he was at the white house for the unveiling of his son's official presidential portrait. >> i am honored to be hanging
near a man who gave me the greatest gift possible unconditional love. and that will be number 41. >> reporter: the former president's office released a statement yesterday, they say that bush is surrounded by his family, that he is alert, and that he is talking with the medical staff. rebecca and jeff back to you. >> anna werner thank you. with us is dr. lori mosca, professor at columbia university medical center new york presbyterian hospital thank you for joining us good morning. >> good morning. >> it's beendescribed as persistent fever, guarded condition. what does that mean? >> guarded condition is somewhere between being in stable and critical condition, a place where we're being vigilant, watching over the patient carefully. >> when we talk about the persistent fever maybe you can talk about that and exactly what that means. >> persistent fever in this case appears to be a couple of weeks is concerning and often we think initially this is due to an infection but there's really a whole host of conditions that
can cause a stubborn fever like this, including malignancy immune conditions allergic reactions, drug reactions. >> he's also 88 years old which has to be a factor here. >> certainly as we get older our immune system isn't quite as effective that can cause fevers in increase of age such as cancer are also a concern. >> what other problems does he potentially encounter the longer he stays in the hospital? >> well the longer you're in the hospital, the potential for lots of things to you know go awry but it's also a place where you can get the best care and you know it's important to keep looking for the source of the fever so he's in the right place. >> when he was initially admitted it was for a bronchitis-like condition. does that tell you anything about what he's facing now? >> well it's not uncommon for elderly patients to come in with bronchitis. it could be bronchitis can last a few weeks to months. it could be related to that but it also could be due to something else. this is a situation where mother
nature is telling us to be vigilant and keep looking for the source. any fever in an elderly person is serious. >> dr. mosca thank you very much. former south african president nelson mandela is home now and reportedly doing well after he got out of the hospital yesterday. he received nearly three weeks of treatment for lung infection and gallstones. he is not fully recovered but is well enough to go home. the 94-year-old will continue to receive medical care in his home. in washington negotiations to avoid the fiscal cliff are still struggling for survival. congress has five days to strike a deal before the end of the year deadline. president obama is on his way to washington this morning while senators are coming back to capitol hill. chip reid is at the capitol. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president arrived back in washington in a little bit more than an hour. the senate comes back tonight and the house it could be a couple of days. there is not the sense of urgency you would think there would be with a critical deadline looming. some members of congress admit
they may well just go over the fiscal cliff and deal with it in january after the new congress is sworn in. leaving his family behind to continue their vacation without him, president obama boarded air force one early this morning and headed for washington to deal with unfinished fiscal cliff business. with just five days until the combination of automatic tax increases and spending cuts that could send the economy back into recession, mr. obama wants congress to take the lead in getting the job done. the senate convenes later today and senate majority leader harry reid told members to be prepared to address fiscal cliff issues through the weekend. reid is working on his own plan to get lawmakers to come together before the end of the year deadline. that plan would likely include letting the bush tax cuts expire for households making more than $250,000 a year and short term spending cuts instead of the massive long-term cuts that would happen if there is no
deal. after our wednesday conference call, house republican leaders issued a statement saying they were waiting for the democratic controlled senate. the house will take this action on whatever the senate can pass they said but the senate first must act. in a sign of public frustration over the lack of a deal the coffee giant starbucks is asking employees in approximately 120 washington area cafes to write the words "come together" on cups for drink orders. >> we just wanted to have a subtle message of coming together and everyone being united. >> reporter: now a new problem making the fiscal cliff talks even more complicated, secretary of the treasury tim geithner announced yesterday that the nation will hit the $16.4 trillion debt limit also on new year's eve. he says he can take measures to postpone that for a couple of weeks but probably not much more than that. the president wants to include the debt limit talks in the fiscal cliff talks but republicans do not, just one
more issue they don't seem to be able to agree on. rebecca and jeff? >> with us now is is the editor of the magazine. what is the immediate impact on january one for most americans? >> the first two things that are going to hit are the payroll tax increase, that will affect almost every working american and we ran some numbers and calculated that for a family with two working parents make being $82,000 a year that could tack another $1,600 on to your yearly tax bill. that's big. the other immediate impact is the end of emergency unemployment benefits so for the most vulnerable americans that have already gone over all the rest of the benefits there's nothing else in the pot. >> what about the expiration of the bush era tax cuts? >> for the same family i spoke about, if all of those go through that's $2,600 a year extra on your tax bill. >> so much of the debate has focused on the tax issue but
spending is a huge portion of this and there are automatic spending cuts also in place. >> that's right, and those go through all kinds of social programs, programs like fema that's involved in disaster relief for sandy, that's part of the discretionary spending. >> and part of this is a snowball, right, so the cuts take place, they have their effect but they dampen consumer confidence. >> that's right. >> people are less confident, they spend less and hurts the economy more. >> if you look at what happened last year with the debt wrangling in august of 2011, consumer confidence dipped 30% and that was without the worry over tax hikes. >> even if it's not clear exactly what's going to happen in the fiscal cliff i'm hearing from retailers, they're saying we're feeling this. holiday sales were dampened by it, what happened next year as far as business hiring could be dampened as well. >> retail stocks are down. the stock market has been jittery and business is extremely worried. >> any silver lining at all? some good news? >> one silver lining if we go
over the cliff it's possible that will create a political reset that will change the terms of debate and really focus things and get a deal done fingers crossed. >> part of that deal also another thing i hear from businesses is the market and the world economy want a particular type of deal. they don't want a deal that's light. >> they don't want a bad deal. if we have to go over to get a better deal that's better than a bad deal. >> rana thank you very much. >> thank you. the fiscal cliff and other issues seem to be dragging down holiday shopping. forecasters predicted a big jump but analysts say it could be the worst in four years. elaine quijano has more. >> good morning to you jeff and rebecca. according to early numbers shoppers were not in the holiday spending spirit and some of the reasons had nothing to do with the economy. holiday retail sales grew just 0.7% this year far short of expectations and down from 2% a year ago. >> whether it was hurricane sandy and the need to spend on
the home whether it was the tragedy in connecticut and took away the feel-good factor it was a confluence of events that led to a should have been better holiday season. >> reporter: in the densely populated northeast, where more than a fifth of the country's retail sales take place, homeowners hit hard by hurricane sandy spent more money on repairs than on holiday gifts. also dragging down sales was uncertainty about the fiscal cliff, tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect next year. if lawmakers don't reach a deal to avoid it consumers could see higher taxes eating into their paychecks. even online sales suffered compared to past years of double-digit growth this year online holiday sales rose only about 8% compared to nearly 16% last year. lack of consumer confidence means this shopping season could be the weakest since the recession in 2008 when sales actually shrank. >> consumers need to have more confidence. right now it's more of an
uncertain way for the first half of 2013 so i think everyone has thought going into the year. >> for businesses, the holiday shopping season officially ends december 31st, and retailers are hoping to salvage some profits by offering deep discounts until then. the president of the national retail federation is still optimistic. he estimates holiday sales growth will be about 3.5% to 4% this year. rebecca and jeff? >> thanks elaine. it's interesting, macy's and target report next week so we're going to hear from them really two big retailers about what actually did happen this holiday season. >> happy new year elaine. >> happy new year. other headlines from around the globe "financial times" says toyota agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a class action lawsuit over sudden and unintended acceleration. owners of about 16 million toyota lexus and scion models are eligible. the settlement does not cover
lawsuits claiming gas pedal defects caused death or injury. east coast longshoremen are threatening to strike on sunday a lockout would shut down 14 ports from texas to massachusetts for the first time in 35 years. it would affect tens of billions of dollars worth of merchandise bringing east coast imports to a halt. the the "wall street journal" says home prices have hit a milestone, on track for their first year-to-year gain since 2006. the strongest performance since the housing bust. home prices rose 4.3% in october compared to a year ago but they were down in new york city and chicago. they're up nearly 7% overall this year. >> maybe a buying opportunity in new york city and chicago. britain's "guardian" reports syria's military police chief defected from the army and declared his support for the rebels. he was shown making a statement on arab tv saying he's joining the people's revolution. he also claimed syria's army has committed massacres against the
unarmed population. also "the independent" the comet of the century is due to pass earth next year it could be the brightest comet seen in generations, even brighter than the full moon. >> even all right. and we got police have plenty of clouds in the bay area. they are looming but it is dry outside. you can put away the umbrellas for at least one day. it's going to be chilly grab a jacket 46 in oakland, 48 in san francisco, and only 40 degrees in napa. 39 in fairfield. by this afternoon, low to mid- 50s and then chance of rain friday and saturday. >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by mcdonald's. i'm lovin' it. i'm lovin' it.
a newspaper ousts >> a newspaper out, thousands of handgun owners. people are questioning. >> in this case i think the newspaper has gone a little bit too far in terms of publishing information that actually stigmatizes people. >> this morning john miller looks at the rights and risks of revealing this information. it's been the worst weather in ages superstorm sandy, hurricane isaac, record drought and punishing heat.
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say this newspaper is putting their lives at risk. we'll hear what the paper is saying when "cbs this morning" returns. yo >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald hi, everyone. good morning. 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines now. a fatal officer-involved shooting now under investigation. this morning in walnut creek police got a 911 call from an apartment on creekside way just after 3:00 a.m. they are not saying exactly what happened next. but a suspect was shot and killed by the police. no officers were injured. we'll have more details during the cbs eyewitness news coming up later at noontime. a woman arrested after a fatal hit-and-run crash on twin peaks is due back in a san francisco courtroom on monday to enter a plea. the suspect's lawyer says she is studying to be a police officer. got your traffic and weather for this thursday
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good morning. it's another quiet morning on the roads getting into the system. nimitz 880 in oakland a lot lighter volume than typical as you past the coliseum. heads up in san francisco the southbound great highway is closed between lincoln way and sloat boulevard. drifting sand is the issue. >> because of yesterday's storms, we are finally drying out now across the bay area. you can see some clouds still hugging the bay but for the most part, they have cleared and we're look at a dry break in between storm systems. so temperatures out the door definitely cool. 39 only in fairfield. 40 degrees in napa. and 46 out in oakland. by this afternoon, low to mid- 50s and then like i said the
rain showers return friday afternoon into saturday. dry sunday through new year's day.
this is what happens when you park illegally in russia. we just found this video. a great big truck with a great big claw picking up a car. it seems sensible. seems like a reasonable ex expenditure expenditure. >> where does it go? >> immediately in the back of the truck. >> to immediately strip it down. >> hopefully to recycling. welcome back to "cbs this morning," everyone. a suburban newspaper is in the middle of controversy after it put up everyone's name and address who has a gun permit. >> it quickly spread around the
internet. as jim axelrod reports, critics say it's too much information. >> reporter: driving through this typical westchester neighborhood, you can tell a lot, who's got a new car, who just finished their addition who's got the best christmas ornament ornaments. now thanks to this website you also might fwhoe has a handgun. it began as an 1,800-world article in this past sunday's edition of "the journal news" that covers three counties. included in the article included a map with names and addresses of those likely to own a handgun in the counties. >> we have to be very very careful about the types of information we're going to publish here. in this case, i think the newspaper has gone a little too far in terms of publishing
information that actually stigmatizes people. >> reporter: hundreds have weighed in on the journal's web paige, the majority expressing outrage. some even posted what they say are the home addresses and home phone numbers of the paper's staff. cbs news tried to talk with several individuals identified by "the journal news" as gun licensed holders, but they all declined to comment. following the newtown shooting in connecticut reporteret at "the journal" obtained the names and addresses by filing what's called a freedom of information act. last night no one wanted to speak to the cbs new bus off this statement, sharing information about gun permits in our area -- >> i think it's a bit disinjen yis of them to say they're giving information. they're taking a position on guns. >> reporter: at the white plains train station, reactions are
mixed. >> they ought to public the criminals' names who committed gun violence. >> my sister has guns and i never letmy kids go over there. >> reporter: controversial or not, the journal says it's not finished and promises to pub a third article once its compiled. >> it's not that they can't publish these kinds of things. the question is what do you publish at what time and how does it help your readers? and i don't know if this does. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," jim axelrod good morning. john miller is a former cia director. good morning. >> good morning jeff and jarvis. >> putting that information online, who does that help? >> i spent the day on the phone yesterday with the law enforcement community up there. what we gather is the police chiefs don't like it.
the elective sheriff, he doesn't like it p. and as we learned from the comments in the newspaper, the gun owners certainly don't like it. that leaves the remaining sector finding the article interesting. >> what do they say about it? >> police chiefs look at it and say, look 40% of these people holding the gun mer mitts are active or retired law enforcement. these are people who may have put people in prison or prison guard who inmates might be looking for their home address and now it's point and click. the other thing is that 8,000 -- i mean if you just take rockland county, 8 thousand either active or retires nypd officers live there. so within the law enforcement community, they say you're giving the people a map to our home addresses that's
searchable. >> one of the criticisms here is that potential robbers are going to know who has guns and who doesn't to know which homes to target. how does this make the job more difficult for them? >> it's one of the things you know. i talked to the sheriffs and the chiefs about. they said, you know, frontal boundary a robber it's a double-edged sword. if you're going to burglarize the home you're going risk it. otherwise now you have a map. the average crack head probably doesn't read "the journal news." the average crack head get up at noon, drink great soda and cheetoes and think about who to knock off on the corner buchl for those who are looking for a pattern of who's home who's not, now they can look, where are the guns on my block. >> really quickly. it doesn't tell you who has the
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you look at the weather patterns over the past year and they all look wild, extreme. what's driving that. >> when you look outside, you say the weather's on steroid bus there's no single ah-ha moment where you can say it's an aha moment. when most proviesd cold air from canada, watch out. that's what's driving hurricanes droughts and even forest fires. this could go down as one of the hottest years ever reported in the history of science. the last ten years goes down as the hottest ten years recorded in the history of science and that means more wacky weather, more moisture, more energy. global warming is a misnomer. it should be called global swing. >> which means the world doesn't end tomorrow.
it's just every little event is worse or inkre meantycrementally worse than before. >> you look at all the glaciers are receding. the ice caps has diminished by 50% just in the last 50 years. an area the size of united states in terms of ice disappeared this year over the polar ice caps. the seasons are changing. summer is longer winter is shorter, tropical diseases are moving north. all the indicators show that the earth is warming up and that's what's driving some of this wacky weather. >> duh that show more or could we snap back? >> get used to it. we could be experiencing more 100-year flooding storms, hurricanes because there's more energy circumstance lating. we could argue how much human activity is driving it but everybody agrees the earth is heating up there's more energy in the system. that means more swing in the weather. >> no matter who's contributing
it. more swings. we certainly saw a swing just a couple months ago when sandy came in, superstorm sandy. it wasn't technically a hurricane when it hit shore. talk about sandy a little bit. what happened. what came together and whether something like that is likely to happen again soon. >> that $70 billion storm exceeded even the 100-year projection of new york city and one of the reasons is the caribbean is four degrees warmer than normal and that's the energy that drives hurricane warm water. because the caribbean is hotter than normal and collides with cold air coming in from canada that's what drove the energy that devastated much of the northeast. >> when you look forward to next year in your crystal ball of weather, what do you see? >> no one can predict the future, but we're going to experience more swings more wacky weather, more 100-year storms perhaps. get used to it.
it's the new normal. >> is there one type of weather that becomes the more extreme or is it that everything is affected. >> everything is affected. there's two large masses one from canada warm air coming in from the gulf of mexico. it's the collision of these two air masses that creates tornado alley, that creates many of the thunderstorms and determines the weather over the united states. and these weather patterns are now being affected on average by the warming of the earth. we just got some of dry weather over the bay area in between weather systems right now. temperatures mainly in the 40s, cool day on tap. 44 in vallejo. 41 in oakland. 39 in fairfield. and then by this afternoon, temperatures in the 50s, low to mid-50s across the bay area. and then more rain returning tomorrow afternoon into saturday. dry sunday through new year's day.
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that snow in albany. it's a dispute over the rights to free speech bare arms. on one side a tv personality. on the o' a group of american gun owners. >> nearly 1,200 murders a year in this country. when are you going to stop telling me the answer is more guns. >> british one cable news host piers morgan has lashed out at gun laws and proadvocates. >> you don't give a damn. you don't actually care. >> those advocates have hit back using a white house website
called wee the people. they're asking for morgan to be deported accusing him of engaging in a hostile attack against the u.s. constitution by targeting their right to bare arms. so far more than 80,000 people signed sniet we started yt we the people" so you could petition if government on the matters you care about the most. >> reporter: it allows anyone to create a petition and with 25,000 signatures in 30 days the white house promise as response. since the shooting the website has received more than a dozen petitions supporting gun rights and gun control, but the requests aren't always serious. >> that's not a moon. it's a space station. >> reporter: one asks the federal government to secure resources and 23u7bding to build a dealt star by 2016. it has 32,000 signatures. multiple states have asked to
recede from the u.s. the move to kick morgan out of the country may have some support but laughing it off. tweeting merry christmas, even to those who want me deported. >> two others have pop up. one asked u.s. to keep him because britain doesn't want him back, the other says his spiech is protected. much of the admin station knew -- >> do they realize how social media -- >> there you go. >> consider can get a mass of people for anything. it was a busy year of sports. they replaced the refs lance armstrong lost his medals and
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officers in walnut creek opened ect around good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego with your cbs 5 news headlines. officers in walnut creek opened fire and killed a suspect around 3:00 this morning. police were responding to a 911 call at an apartment complex on the 1400 block of creekside drive. some sort of altercation ensued, and shots were fired. investigators are not disclosing the exact circumstances. the search is on for suspects in a gang-related shooting in south san jose last night. a man was shot near serenade and lullaby drives. the victim is recovering. traffic and weather coming up.
word of a new accident southbound 101 right there by the airport. backed up to oyster point,one lane blocked if you are heading towards the airport. otherwise, traffic looks good all across the bay area. here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. things are flowing nicely both directions. mass transit is on a regular weekday schedule and so far, no reports of any delays. so weather-wise, we are actually looking dry, that's the big story, because the temperatures are cool but we're in between those storm systems. so right now we're seeing a lot of 50s, 46 in oakland, 40 in concord. chilly in fairfield at 39 degrees. by this afternoon, we are warming up to the low to mid- 50s for the most part all across the bay. and here's a look at your forecast from the next several days. the rain returns friday afternoon into saturday. dry sunday through new year's day.
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♪ 8:00 a.m. on a thursday. welcome back to "cbs this morning." heavy snow is causing trouble in the northeast, the last blast from a powerful winter storm has affected much of the country. and who would want to take your computer hostage? brian cooley of cnet explains why ransomware is causing computer users millions of dollars. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener at 8." >> reporter: as snow continues to fall, authorities are urging motorists to stay off of the roads. >> a huge winter storm is making its final stop in the northeast. >> it's still snowing heavily in parts of upstate new york into vermont, new hampshire and also into the berkshires.
there's bound to still be flight delays during the day today. >> the 88-year-old bush is now suffering what his spokesperson says is a stubborn fever that's been hard to get under control. >> he is in guarded condition this morning fighting a persistent fever. what does that mean for the former president? >> well guarded condition is somewhere between being stable and being in critical condition. >> president obama's on his way to washington this morning while negotiations to avoid the fiscal cliff are still struggling for survival. >> some members of congress admit they may well go over the fiscal cliff. >> a suburban new york city newspaper's in the middle of a big controversy this morning after it put up online the names and addresses of everyone with a gun permit. >> and if you're a robber looking to burglarize a home where you might steal guns now you have a map. >> all the indicators show that the earth is warming up and that's what's driving some of this wacky weather. >> does that foreshadow then more extreme weather in the future? >> get used to it. >> police used tow trucks and the denver boot to deal with
illegal parking. this is what happens when you park illegally in russia. >> a first met dustin at a party in 1968. i was his waiter. there was an instant connection when he said to me, how's the flounder? >> how's the flounder? i'm rebecca jarvis with jeff glor. charlie, gayle and norah are off. hopefully, they are sipping some nice hot cocoa or something like that. >> right. >> no flounder. a powerful winter storm that pounded the midwest is now hitting the northeast. the storm moved in last night with heavy snow and gusting winds. the heaviest snow more than a foot and a half is in northern pennsylvania and new york. more flights have been canceled this morning after more than 1,500 flights were grounded yesterday. blizzard warnings were issued in indiana, illinois and ohio and the governor of arkansas has declared a statewide emergency after little rock and other
areas got ten inches of snow on christmas. more than 200,000 customers in arkansas have lost their power. so, we check in now with meteorologist jeff berardelli of our miami station cbs 4. jeff, how much longer is this going to last? >> pretty much the remainder of the day, especially in upstate new york vermont, new hampshire and also into maine. let's show you the radar. here's what's going on right now. we've had wind gusts up to about 60 miles per hour in long island, although along the immediate shoreline from new york up to boston it's been mainly rain, still the wind causing problems. now, to the north of that over the mountains, especially just to the south of rochester, 18 inches of snow reported there. the heaviest snow now moving east into the mountains of vermont and new hampshire. we're going to be dealing with this probably the remainder of today and then things begin to wind down after that. >> jeff berardelli thanks very much. former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care this morning at houston's methodist hospital where he's being treated for a persistent fever. doctors now describe his
condition as guarded. anna werner is outside the hospital this morning. anna, good morning to you. >> reporter: the former president, george h.w. bush is here in the intensive care unit at methodist hospital here in houston after suffering a series of setbacks including a persistent fever. a spokesperson says the president's condition is guarded. doctors put bush on a liquid diet yesterday, but he was reportedly able to join his family in a christmas meal of chinese takeout from this local houston restaurant. he's received visits in recent days from his wife barbara, his children and grandchildren. the elder bush has looked the picture of health the past few years, sky diving multiple times to celebrate recent birthdays. seven months ago, he was at the white house for the unveiling of his son's official presidential portrait portrait. according to bush's spokesperson, the president remains alert, he is surrounded by his family and doctors are cautiously optimistic about his
treatment. for "cbs this morning," anna werner, houston. >> anna werner thanks. president obama is headed back to washington this morning as senate democrats try to breathe life into the fiscal cliff negotiations. there are just five days left before across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts kick in. chip reid is in the capitol. chip, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, rebecca. the president boarded air force one in hawaii early this morning and headed back to washington to deal with the so-called fiscal cliff. with just five days until the combination of automatic tax increases and spending cuts that could send the economy back into recession, the president wants congress to take the lead in getting the job done. the senate convenes later today and majority leader harry reid has told members to be prepared to work on fiscal cliff issues through the weekend. reid is working on his own plan to get members to come together before the end-of-the-year deadline. that plan would likely include letting the bush tax cuts expire
for households making more than $250,000 a year and short-term spending cuts instead of the massive cuts that would occur if there is no deal. after a wednesday conference call, house republican leaders issued a statement saying they're waiting for the democratic-controlled senate to act. adding to an already volatile situation, treasury secretary tim geithner in a letter to congress said wednesday the united states will hit the $16.4 trillion debt limit on new year's eve, and treasury will have to take extraordinary measures to continue borrowing. the president will arrive at the white house around noon and start trying to hammer out a deal on the fiscal cliff, but there is no guarantee of success because the parties are still far apart. rebecca and jeff in. >> all right, chip thank you very much. the world's largest coffee chain is sending a message to congress about the fiscal cliff. for the rest of the week, employees in the washington, d.c., area will all write "come together" on starbucks cups instead of consumers' names. in an online letter starbucks
ceo howard schultz says the company has responsibility to send a respectful and optimistic message. hawaii lieutenant governor brian schatz was chosen yesterday to succeed senator daniel inouye who died last week. schatz is now flying to washington on air force one with president obama. he could be sworn in as early as today. we may swear to our doctors that we're getting checked for cancer, but a new study finds we're actually dropping the ball. the university of miami study found the general public did not meet any government recommendations for cancer screenings except for colorectal cancer. cancer survivors had higher screening rates and they got recommended cancer screenings for all types except cervical cancer. but the study also showed fewer cancer survivors have been getting screened over the last three years. in chicago, this won't be good for the health of your wallet. downtown parking meters will charge $6.50 an hour in the new year. they would be the most expensive
meters in america. the increases are part of a controversial contract with a private company that operates the meters. chicago mayor rahm emanuel has ordered an independent audit. critics say facebook may want to audit its privacy settings after a family photo showing mark zuckerberg ended up on twitter. his sister randi zuckerberg, took the picture and put it on her private facebook account. here's the photo showing brother mark in the background you see. one of her business contacts reshared it on twitter because she thought it was part of a public news feed. that prompted this tweet from randi -- "digital etiquette -- always ask permission before posting a friend's photo publically. it's not about privacy settings, it's about human decency." the tweeted photo photo has been taken offline. video from shanghai china shows a giant shark tank at a shopping mall -- wow -- suddenly shatters spectators swept away as the water spills out. 16 people were hurt there, some were cut by the flying glass.
three sharks were killed in the incident. it's believed that glass fell apart because it was too old. >> yikes. >> unbelievable. >> they're going to have to go back and get a new hot pretzel. >> how do you get sharks in a mall? okay. >> i can't answer that question. i hope someone can. >> get into the widow of slain army ranger pat tillman is speaking out in a rare interview. marie tillman tells jeff glor
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>> this online thr aris now people around the world have received a mysterious computer message saying they have no access to their files. >> this online threat called ransom ware is hitting users in the u.s. brian cooler, editor at large at cnet, is with us to explain. how does this work? >> the ransom ware name tells you a lot. most scams in the past with viruses have sort of come and taken your money surreptitiously, stolen your pass words, gotting into your paypal account. this one makes you hand over the money by blocking out your computer and saying if you don't pay me i will not unlock your machine. we've taken over your computer and locked it down. >> you literally can't use it until you pay. >> like a padlock on your locker, if you want the key, you have to pay us. >> one of the reasons it's so effective is because they're so sophisticated. the estimate is 2.9% of computer users fall for this. why? >> well, because they've got interesting social engineering going on. first of all they tend to put up these official what's called slash screens, a big fbi logo saying you've been locked down
by the fbi. >> it's official. >> yes and you have to pay a fine or penalty because you've been doing something bad online, typically related to porn sites. if you don't pay the fine we won't unlock your machine. all this mumbo jumbo that looks official. that's a big psychological tool. secondly, people look at the official government logo and say i don't want to fool with this i'll pay them. that's not a technical thing. it's social engineering. >> how do you get around the locked computer without paying? >> right. what they'll do is they'll say go and take out a prepaid debit card and send us the account number and the pin for it and then you send that to them, you e-mail that to them and then they'll verify that and say as soon as we get this verified we'll unlock your machine. they never do. these hackers are no in the customer service business so they don't care to ever follow through. they don't need a good rating. they followed through and unlocked my computer. >> they're great. >> typically you don't get your machine back. >> they've identified 16 of
these criminal gangs. >> rings yeah. >> involved. what's being done to find these guys? >> these are incredibly slippery organizations to track because they operate across international borders. we're almost 20 years into the area of the commercial web and we still don't have great international cooperation on this where organizations can handle off and work together to follow these guys around the globe. there are no boundaries on the internet but governments and legislation still has them. laws in the u.s. don't apply to a hacking group in germany, for example. >> talk about the bigger issue. cyber security in general, because as you know leon panetta said earlier this year the next pearl harbor might be through cyber warfare. >> yeah. >> is this something that at this point people recognize? is the problem getting worse or better? >> the potential for a major strike, this pearl harbor idea he's put out there, that is not hyperbole. this could be the most efficient ay for those who want to strike our government and society or any other because it doesn't require the physical
manifestations of previous terrorism where you have to go disrupt infrastructure take over aircraft do physical destruction. you can stay in your own country, reach out for almost no cost, and deploy software that can bring down utilities, hospitals. worst of all, it could squirrel financial markets. i don't think anything is a higher risk than the ability of going after financial markets and subtly causing problems not turning out the lights on the nyse but just getting the numbers off a little. you want to take the confidence out of an economy? that'll do it real quick. >> and possibly people's bank accounts so that you're at home and all of a sudden that's -- >> it's gone and you start to do a run on the bank and say i don't even trust the banks. we can't suffer runs on banks the way we're set up. a financial pearl harbor is the only word i would add to that. >> brian cooley thank you. happy new year. >> you, too. this year the nfl saw bountygate and the return of peyton manning while gabby douglas lit up the summer olympics. we'll look back at the best of this year in sports.
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. time for some news headlines. this morning, police in walnut creek opened fire and killed a suspect. police got a 911 call at 3:15 a.m. with a woman screaming on the phone. officers arrived in minutes on creekside drive. an you willcasion ensued, shots were fired and the suspect died after an altercation ensued. a source of a gas leak was found in brentwood that forced residents out of their homes. three houses on allbrook drive were evacuated while crews searched for the source. this morning they found a leak
from an underground 2" plastic gas main. repairs may not be finished until this afternoon. stay with us, traffic and weather coming right up.
delays through san mateo county. we just got off the phone with chp. they are working one way traffic control because of the overturn accident highway 92 between highway 35 and skylawn cemetery. so heads up again, one-way traffic control now in effect. elsewhere, let's go out towards golden gate bridge. so far, so good actually across
the span all your bridges so far moving at the limit this morning. no delay heading towards san francisco. the nimitz flee and clear from the oakland coliseum -- free and clear from the oakland coliseum towards downtown. southbound 880 is fine as well. obviously lighter volume everywhere on the roads this christmas week. and mass transit nothing to speak of here, either. no delay for bart, ace, muni, caltrain and ferries. let's talk about the weather forecast. we are seeing a dry break in between storm systems right now. so temperatures out the door definitely cold. 39 in fairfield. only 37 degrees in napa. 43 in santa rosa. and 46 degrees out the car to oakland. by this afternoon -- out the door oakland. by this afternoon, we'll warm up to the 50s but staying dry for today. this brief dry break ends friday afternoon when things get unsettled. wet weather returns friday into saturday then looking dry partly cloudy skies expected sunday through new year's day. things get wet once again by the middle of next week. captions by: caption colorado
from the same mall that brought you sharks. it only needed six seconds to fall to the ground on tuesday. it was imploded using 9,000 separate explosives. >> they could have just unleashed the shark on the building. >> might have worked. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." this year marked ten years since pat tilman left his job as a professional football player to become an army ranger. tilman was killed in afghanistan in 2004. his story has been told many times. but it wasn't until this year that his widow revealed her this month, we sat down with marie in chicago. marie tilman's new home was
>> r ready just in time for the just in tim holidays. but there were plenty of years that she wasn't.t >> we have this sort of notion that it's supposed to be really joyful joyful and everybody's happy. you're and when you're not feeling thatway, way, it's difficult. i would just sort of avoid the situation so as not to have to to deal with the fact that he wasn't there. >> reporter: he being pat tilman, her late husband, who in 2002 famously left his successful pro football career to enlist in the army rangers footba following the attacks on 9/11. two years later, tilman was the killed in afghanistan. his cause of death was first e w reported as an enemy ambush. but marie later learned pat died from friendly fire a double le blow that turned her life upside down. >> going through the experience that i did, losing pat, and justgh what i really kind of being taken down it's been a long journey. i was in a really dark place ow i that i could have not come out of. >> reporter: for a long, long
time, you wanted nothing to do do with the media, with interviews with whatever else it was. have you warmed to that? >> no, i think i have warmed to it. i thin i think i have been able to find a way to maintain my privacy but know still share a part of my life and my story with people. >> reporter: this year marie with did just that, by putting the history history of her life with pat down on paper. w >> writing a book was a way for me to tell my story in a way way that was comfortable for me. i felt like there were other here w people out there like me that would have some sort of benefit from reading it. >> reporter: telling pat's story story has always been complicated.cated. in public he was sold as an an unquestioning patriot. h in private, he questioned everything, including the war in iraq.ople now do people now have a picture of who he was? >> i think they do. i think that there was -- there
are certainly things out there that are a misrepresentation of him. but i think that he had that he ability to shine through. >> reporter: and so did she. marie marie's story doesn't end with esn't en the death of pat. the death of it continues on with the work the she does for the foundation ation bearing his name a foundation that helps troops returning home ret pay for education costs. >> the focus really is on the the men and women, the veterans and the spouses that we provide it's scholarships for and it's about futures men and their futures much more what so than about what happened in the past. marie's >> reporter: but marie's journey also also contains a second love story. she's now remarried to joe shenten, a chicago businessman.ssman. tell me about joe. >> tell >> he is probably the best he i surprise in my life so far. i didn't think that -- i wasn't n't looking to be in another relationship.nk i didn't think that i would ever w find someone like him. and and he is able to embrace all of these things my past my life
my l pat and to love all of them and th to love me just for who i am. it's and it's been this great gift t that he's given me. >> reporter: i walked in here i today and joe is wearing a pat and tilman hat. a he still plays a large role in >> your new lives. >> he does. >> >> reporter: and everyone's c comfortable with that? that. >> yeah it's amazing, right? for . to and that's why it works. it's okay for him to have a presence in our lives and it's w okay that there was this person that i loved that is no longer with us. like i feel like i have this really ll lif full life now, which there were rs many years where i didn't think any of this was possible. possible so the holidays are different now.there's there's a lot more to celebrate and to be thankful for and it's good. >> nice to see. things looking up tor her, and such a relevant story with so fo many veterans returning from afghanistan. >> absolutely. things looking up for her and
looking forward, talking about tens of thousands of troops who you're are going to be returning from afghanistan in the next couple of years.ill be they come from a very difficult place and a very difficult time.ery diff so i think marie's focus and the focus of the foundation now is marie' on helping those troops in education if they need one or advancing their education. and i think in many ways, that ti is very, very important. think >> agreed. from the highs of the summer olympics to the lows of lance low armstrong, it was a busy year in sports. bill rhoden of "the new york times"
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bubba watson is wearing the green jacket at augusta, and this time his name is bubba. >> his name is bubba. his victory at the masters was one of the greatest in sports. we look back at the top stories of 2012. good morning. >> good morning, jeff. how are you guys doing? >> doing going. >> you were commenting on bubba there. >> he never had a lesson in his life. he was completely self-taught, which i thought was fascinating. bill, we're nearing the end of the football season, one week left and we're talking playoffs. i want to talk nfl. >> america's pass tooil. >> absolutely. they dealt with kuhn cushions and controversy but there were very good stories including the return of pay on the manning. >> great stories. by the way, the buffalo bills will not be one of them. >> mr. rhoden i cannot believe
you went there so quickly. >> i want to get your autograph. you're the first existing buffalo bills fan i ever met. you deserve ahmedal of honor. >> they sign add release. i will and also be a buffalo bill fan. >> let's name this the best of the bills' 2012 season. >> i didn't realize this was a pile-on session. >> wait a minute. >> go buffalo. >> this is really a -- you know for all the dark sides we could get into there are some great nfl stories. the manning -- i think the adrian peterson/peyton manning story is absolutely just fobl. one guy had reconstructionive surgery on his knee a running back. and another guy had neck surgery. >> a bizarre injury in the nfl. >> but to come back that strong for manning to come back that
strong and transform the entire franchise for adrian peterson to be knocking on the door of a record is phenomenal beyond sports. it's about digging deep overcoming beating the odds. >> i mean this adrian peterson stories, this takes two years. >> i mean the thing is he -- i don't know -- i mean i knew a little about adrian peterson but the determination, like that two years and you're going have a modest -- your career will be okay. to come back with this kind of ferociousness, i think it's -- and peyton too. i don't think you can underplay that. to go to another franchise and completely transform the culture of that, i think is great. >> speaking of determination and going to another franchise, i look at tim tebow as kind of the opposite where the wind
completely came out of his sails. i saw "tim teblows his top." what ease the what's the deal with him and sanchez? >> and the jets. this year they couldn't get enough about tim tebow. he was talking about running for public office. this year he couldn't run. frankly i think it's too bad. what the jets really needed is leadership. tebow is a leader where mark sanchez, think, was just preoccupied with keeping his job. again, it's unfair and unfortunate. >> really quickly, is rex ryan the coach of the new york jets next year? >> he should be if he will be. he probably will be. the reason that mark sanchez kept being quarterback is because people refused to realize they made a mistake. they made a mistake. and that goes from the very top.
so rex ryan -- it was a good mistake but a misstake and it won't be erased next year. >> lance armstrong was stripped of his medals. what does that do for him? >> that's the deepest falls from grace -- and i've been covering stories for 40 years -- deepest fall from grace ever ever. you talk about picking up the pieces, he's been so discredited, so embarrassed that there will never be any coming back for him in terms of raising money and funds on his name as an athlete. now, he's got a lot of life to live just in terms of being a citizen, but in terms of being an sleet, the name is just ruined. the name the brand, just ruined because it was such a tremendous
deception. the two things we don't suffer is deception, cheating to that level and deception. he didn't just cheat. i mean he cheated in a way that was orchestrated. i mean he really took -- he really took care to make sure everybody was involved. >> and so many people fell with him and the sport has a tarnished reputation to some degree also. on the flip side gabby giffords dazzled everybody at the olimbic picks. >> it's great story. >> gabby douglas, i'm so sorry. >> no, no. great story. there are two great stories that come out of the olympics. michael phelps finally becoming the most decorated -- not the greatest but the most decorated olimbympian and then to finish it off with gabby douglas was tremendous just in terms of empowering young girls, a young african-american woman.
it's a really really really good story or a good way to end the year with. >> gabby douglas, in credible story. gabby giffords, another incredible story with her great recovery. but we don't want to talk away from gabby douglas. >> that's why we're fascinated with sports. >> it can lift you up. >> you know despite your bills bashing, i'm going to wish you a happy new year. i hope you make it a good one. >> maybe the bills will come back. >> think about it sir. >> i always do. but, really it's been an honor meeting a loyal bills fan. >> get out of here. >> bill rhoden thanks so much. >> my pleasure. could have chosen dancing on the ceiling but an iowa national guard has taken a lionel richie song with some very surprising results. that story coming up next on "cbs this morning." stay with us.
a bit of an unusual choice for a hockey soundtrack for a fight. when these two junior teaming starting brawling in thunder bay, ontario, the arena started playing "party in the usa" by miley cyrus. we're not sure why but it continued on. welcome back to "cbs this morning," everyone. i'm jeff glor along with rebecca jarvis. >> good morning, everyone. when the u.s. deploy to the military they have all kinds of nicknames and mascots to identify themselves. >> it quickly took on a life of
its own. >> reporter: it's training day for the company of the iowa national guard. >> go for it. >> shoot. >> reporter: drills like this do more than teach basics. they unify the teams, building bonds that can save lives in battle. their aircraft a 98-foot chinook helicopter. >> it's like driving a shopping cart. >> reporter: two years ago they got the call to deploy to iraq. their mission, to pack up and ship out cargo the final year of that war. or the more than 7,000 flight hours they logged in iraq, almost all were at night. why do you fly all night long? >> we're individualable during
the day. so if we can fly around at night and use darkness to our advantage, we ool do that. >> reporter: they adopted a new call sign night long. a new identity was born and with it a new thing to lighten the mood and the troops. >> it started as a joke. someone printed off a stencil of lionel richie. we knew and liked the song "all night long," and i guess you could say the rest is history now. ♪ all night long all night ♪ ♪ all night long ♪ >> reporter: what was once seen as a leftover from the '80s became their anthem. it started popping up everywhere, in the hangars, the flight line over the radio. >> it can be hard to find humor at times. >> you need something like that i guess. >> everybody got behind it and
started started motivating each other. someone printed off t-shirts and unit patches. we couldn't keep them. we had to reorder three times. >> reporter: by the end-of-the-year long deployment it became a badge of honor. >> so lionel richie is all over. >> reporter: he's never done this, unknowingly provided a much needed more rail boost for soldiers serving a half mile away. >> there he is. >> reporter: the son of an army captain, richie insoichbtd meeting the men who gave new life to his old song. >> this is incredible. >> likewise. >> i keep waiting to be punked but it's not going to happen. >> mr. richie pleasure to meet you. >> they're in the military and they're looking for something for morale for the troops and they put something together that
everyone could identify with, and it was my song. >> how does that feel? >> being the proud papa of "all night long," i mean it's probably right up there with my kids. that we actually had a soldier trade his gps system for one of the patches. >> hold it hold it. it's trading now? >> yeah. >> guys guys, you all need a manager. ♪ all night long all night ♪ >> every time i hear it it takes me back to the people i deployed with, all my buddies, everything we accomplished and everything we did. >> and so this name will live on. >> probably for years and years to come yeah. >> i'd like to present it to you. >> reporter: after make richie an honorary member of bravo company he said good-bye. they went back to america's heartland.
forever united by a song and a symbol of friendship and loyalty forged on mission all night long and lives on in the broad light of day. for "cbs this morning," bill whitaker in los angeles. >> lionel richie's made a comeback. right? >> i mean, listen this guy is doing great things and doing great things for this country obviously. >> very good stuff. fun stuff. that does it for us on this what is it thursday morning. >> thursday, a few days after christmas, a few days before the new year. >> you lose track every once in a while. your local news is coming right back. we'll see you back here tomorrow morning. >> almost the new year. >> have a good day, everybody. -- captions by vitac --
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everyone. it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your cbs 5 headlines. the search is on for suspects in a gang-related shooting in south san jose overnight. it happened shortly before 9:00. officers say the suspect started an altercation with a victim, shot him and then took off. the victim was taken to a hospital. no word yet on his condition. the woman accused of killing a tourist in san francisco has made her first court appearance. 23-year-old gina eunice was arraigned yesterday but didn't enter a plea. bail was set at $2 million. she was arrested last week near twin peaks after allegedly hitting four members of a family from china and then leaving the scene. one of the victims died at the
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good morning. better news now in san mateo county. this is our one problem spot an overturn injury crash highway 92 approaching highway 35. all lanes are back open. the rest of the bay area is
certainly "holiday light." no major delays anywhere you go. here's a live look across the golden gate bridge. northbound and southbound 101 moving fine into and out of marin county. the nimitz in the east bay 880 near the oakland's coliseum. 15 minutes between 238 and the maze and mass transit no delays so far on a regular weekday schedule. talking weather now, and it is dry all across the bay area. you can put away the umbrellas. you needed them for the past couple of days but the storm system has officially left us. 46 right now in oakland. 45 in concord. and only 39 degrees out in fairfield. so it's going to be another chilly day and temperatures by this afternoon mainly in the 50s, low to mid- 50s. 52 in san rafael. 55 in santa rosa. and a high of about 54 degrees out in oakland. by later on this afternoon, we will see pockets of sunshine, partly cloudy skies, expected for today. by friday afternoon, we're look at another storm system hitting the bay area. it remains unsettled through saturday and then by sunday we dry out again through new
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